What is Orthodontics? | NSW Specialist Orthodontist | The Ortho Practice

What is orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on moving the teeth and jaw into proper alignment.The medical term for improper tooth or jaw alignment is a ‘malocclusion.’ A Specialist Orthodontist can diagnose, treat and in some cases even prevent malocclusions.

As well as straightening teeth with braces and Invisalign® clear aligners, orthodontics can also help correct:

  • Finger and thumb sucking
  • Bite function
  • Jaw irregularities
  • Breathing problems
  • Speech difficulties

At The Ortho Practice we try to work with the natural growth of our younger patients to maximise the benefits of their treatment. Don’t worry, it’s never too late to get started on your journey to a straighter smile. With a combined 30 years of clinical experience and observation, as well as a commitment to continued education, we can successfully treat patients of all ages.

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Find out if orthodontic treatment is right for you by booking an initial consultation at The Ortho Practice.

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Sydney CBD practice

Park House – Level 10,
187 Macquarie Street,
Sydney,
NSW 2000

(02) 9344 7081 info@theorthopractice.com.au

Maroubra practice

Level 1 822 Anzac Parade
Maroubra
NSW 2035

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Kincumber practice

84 Avoca Dr
Kincumber
NSW 2251

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